The Department of Counseling offers the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the Master of Arts in School Counseling. Clinical Mental Health Counseling meets the educational requirements for licensure as a professional clinical counselor, while School Counseling is a professional degree designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a school counselor. Degree and licensure offerings are designed to meet the academic preparation standards required by the Ohio Department of Education or the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Both programs are fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above, a MAT score of 390 or above, or a score of 4.0 or above on the analytical section of the GRE. The MAT/GRE requirement is waived for applicants whose cumulative undergraduate G.P.A. is 3.5 or higher. Go to https://www.xavier.edu/clinical-mental-health/ or https://www.xavier.edu/school-counseling/?aq=auto-School%20Counseling to reference more information and admission requirements.